UPCOMING SARAH SIDDONS SOCIETY EVENTS 


⭐ PAST EVENTS ⭐

Dominic Missimi leading a talkback with cast members from the incredible Writers Theatre production of  Into The Woods . Left to right Ben Barker (Jack), Dominic Missimi, Mary Poole (Milky White) and Michael Mahler (Baker).

Dominic Missimi leading a talkback with cast members from the incredible Writers Theatre production of Into The Woods. Left to right Ben Barker (Jack), Dominic Missimi, Mary Poole (Milky White) and Michael Mahler (Baker).

Oslo  lead   actress, Bri Sudia met with Sarah Siddons Society members after her amazing performance.

Oslo lead actress, Bri Sudia met with Sarah Siddons Society members after her amazing performance.

Sarah Siddons Social Scholarship recipients performed at Petterino’s Monday Night Live. Pictured: Martin Balogh (President), Bre Jacobs (Columbia recipient), Denise McGowan Tracy (host), Maeve Cosgriffe (Roosevelt recipient) , Emma Griffone (Northwestern Recipient) , Beckie Menzie (host/pianist), Lucas Johnson (Roosevelt recipient), Calvin Ticknor-Swanson (Northwestern recipient), Claire Sunbye (Roosevelt recipient) , and Christina Euphrat (DePaul 2018 recipient)

Sarah Siddons Social Scholarship recipients performed at Petterino’s Monday Night Live. Pictured: Martin Balogh (President), Bre Jacobs (Columbia recipient), Denise McGowan Tracy (host), Maeve Cosgriffe (Roosevelt recipient) , Emma Griffone (Northwestern Recipient) , Beckie Menzie (host/pianist), Lucas Johnson (Roosevelt recipient), Calvin Ticknor-Swanson (Northwestern recipient), Claire Sunbye (Roosevelt recipient) , and Christina Euphrat (DePaul 2018 recipient)


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT CAME TO NEW YORK FOR “SARAH SIDDONS ON THE ROAD”

President Martin Balogh, Board Member Sherry Hoel, Brian D’Arcy James, Tracy Letts, Board Member Karen Shankman and Artistic Advisor Dominic Missimi.

President Martin Balogh, Board Member Sherry Hoel, Brian D’Arcy James, Tracy Letts, Board Member Karen Shankman and Artistic Advisor Dominic Missimi.

Sarah Siddons Society members enjoying a conversation with Kelli Harrington (center) after her incredible performance as the lead in The Bridges of Madison County at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater In Evanston.

Sarah Siddons Society members enjoying a conversation with Kelli Harrington (center) after her incredible performance as the lead in The Bridges of Madison County at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater In Evanston.

Past award winners, Brian D’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin presenting   Tracy Letts with the 2019 Sarah Siddons Society Award.

Past award winners, Brian D’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin presenting Tracy Letts with the 2019 Sarah Siddons Society Award.

Sally Murphy giving a tribute to Tracy Letts.

Sally Murphy giving a tribute to Tracy Letts.

Tracy Letts receiving the 2019 Sarah Siddons Society Award.

Tracy Letts receiving the 2019 Sarah Siddons Society Award.

We enjoyed  Kiss Me, Kate; Ferryman; Oklahoma!  and  All My Sons.

We enjoyed Kiss Me, Kate; Ferryman; Oklahoma! and All My Sons.


The Sarah Siddons Society 2018 Actor of the Year Gala honoring BETTY BUCKLEY!

Board members with Betty Buckley

Board members with Betty Buckley

Scholarship awardees with Betty Buckley and Marty Balogh

Scholarship awardees with Betty Buckley and Marty Balogh

Honoree, Betty Buckley

Honoree, Betty Buckley

Honoree, Betty Buckley

Honoree, Betty Buckley


Thank you to everyone that came on on December 3 for tea honoring Jackie Taylor, Founder and CEO, the Black Ensemble Theater Company as our Leading Lady Award recipient.


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Daily North Shore by Sherry Thomas, July 11, 2019

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“The Black Ensemble Theater Founder Earns Sarah Siddons Society 2018 Leading Lady Award”- WGN Radio

Tonight on the show, Andrea welcomes Jackie Taylor The Black Ensemble Theater Founder / CEO who has recently earned the Sarah Siddons Society 2018 Leading Lady Award.

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Chicago’s Nov. 12 Sarah Siddons Award — Was It the True Star of All About Eve?” - By Megan McKinney, Classic Chicago Magazine

Would the Joseph Mankiewicz mid-century film All About Eve continue to be considered “iconic” today without Chicago’s Sarah Siddons Award?

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“The Sarah Siddons Society Honors Jackie Taylor, Founder Of Black Ensemble Theater, With 2018 Leading Lady Award” - By BWW News Desk

Jackie Taylor, Founder & CEO of the Black Ensemble Theater will be the recipient of the Sarah Siddons Society 2018 Leading Lady Award.

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SSS Vice President Marc Kaufman, Sam Lips, SSS President Marty Balogh, Chris Vo and Aléna Watters hang with the cast of the Cher Show at Petterino's before the show.

SSS Vice President Marc Kaufman, Sam Lips, SSS President Marty Balogh, Chris Vo and Aléna Watters hang with the cast of the Cher Show at Petterino's before the show.


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT MADE THE 2017 ACTOR OF THE YEAR GALA A HUGE SUCCESS!
CONGRATULATIONS TO KATE BALDWIN + KATE SHINDLE ON YOUR AWARDS! 


Lily Tomlin: Revisited | Saturday, November 11


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT JOINED US FOR THE All-Day Ten Chimneys Bus Tour + Sarah Siddons Society Photography Exhibit ON MAY 26TH!


Special thank you to the Schuyler Sisters - Eliza (Ari Asfar), Peggy (Samantha Marie Ware) & Kaitlin Fine (Associate Company Manager of HAMILTON) for joining us at the Sarah Siddons Annual Meeting on December 15th at the Union League of Chicago.


The 2016 Sarah Siddons Award was presented on May 16 to Broadway stars Brian D’Arcy James and Sutton Foster

The 2016 Sarah Siddons Award was presented on May 16 to Broadway stars Brian D’Arcy James and Sutton Foster. Due to illness, Ms. Foster was unable to attend the awards ceremony.  The Sarah Siddons Awards has been given annually to an outstanding actor and has included major stars from theatre and film.  Past recipients have included Helen Hayes, Bette Davis, Lauren Bacall, Carol Channing, Jessica Tandy, Liza Minelli, Bernadette Peters and Julie Andrews.  More recently the award has been given to Barbara Cook, Audra McDonald, Bebe Neuwirth and Jessie Mueller.

The awards ceremony included performances by two former Sarah Siddons Scholarship winners, composer-lyricist Michael Mahler and Christine Mild.  Mr. James was the 1989 Scholarship winner while an undergrad at Northwestern.  In addition, five of Northwestern’s Music Theatre students sang musical highlights from Mr.